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I play each point like my life depends on it. – Rafael Nadal

Core Tennis – Move of The Day

In 2017 we are all about strength and balance. Our main area of focus? The CORE. Your core comprises the muscles around your trunk and your pelvis; these muscles support your spine, organs, and hips. Training your core not only...

Kevin’s Roland Garros Diary June 5, 2017

Kevin Anderson provides insight as to what French Open feels like from a player’s perspective. This article is featured on Supersport.com as part of Kevin Anderson’s Roland Garros diary. Monday, 5 June, 2017 Last Saturday on a packed court two at Roland Garros, Kyle Edmund...

Physical training on court circuit

Exclusively on Tennis Signal: This video shows a selection of exercises which can be used to increase the on-court fitness of a tennis player. It is explained that every exercise is just a few seconds long, but very intensive....
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Tennis lessons learned from four grand slam champions (Part 2) – Andre Agassi

Part 2: Andre Agassi This presentation highlights the special attributes of Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Michael Chang, and Jim Courier and discusses their individual approaches to tennis. Several tennis drills are also demonstrated in order to provide a glimpse of the training routines of these former grand slam champions.
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Physical support in specific (footwork) situations

Summary A combined training method of general and oriented training, integrated and specific training is a key factor in ensuring the proper development of tennis players. This presentation highlights some of the most frequent coordination and moving elements in tennis, and...

Trust Yourself. Ignore Your Fear. Battle Onward. #USOpen

NYC- It’s 1 Set to Love and down 1-6 in the second set Tie-breaker… John McEnroe’s declares the set is over to the national prime time audience on ESPN.  Kevin’s friend and quarter-final opponent, Sam Querrey, is serving to the first...
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Prepare to Play – ITF Conference video

In this presentation from the 2016 LTA National Coaches’ Conference, internationally recognised athletic performance enhancement specialist Allistair McCaw explains and demonstrates key warm-up and cool-down routines and the theoretical reasoning behind why preparation/regeneration techniques and routines both before and...

The Ten Greatest Men’s Wimbledon Finals In The Open Era

Just a few suspenseful hours remain until the Gentlemen’s Wimbledon final. More than any other grand slam, the Wimbledon final has produced some epic encounters that could feature as the greatest sporting events of our time. Here is a look back at the...

Quest for Wimbledon Title Arrives for Kevin

Quest for Wimbledon Men’s Title When Realife Tennis began we sat around Kevin and Kelsey’s kitchen table talking about the dreams we had about tennis and how we wanted to convey them through our site called Realife Tennis.  More often than not...

The Modern Day Tennis Super Coach

As I watched the start of the men’s final at Wimbledon this year, I could not help but fixate on the teams behind the players. With Ivan Lendl in Andy Murray’s box and the team of John McEnroe plus...